CFA: Mississippi Philosophical Association

Submission deadline: December 1, 2017

Conference date(s):
February 9, 2018 - February 10, 2018

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Conference Venue:

Mississippi Philosophical Association
Starkville, United States

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Call for abstracts: Mississippi Philosophical Association Annual Meeting

Theme: Well-Being

Keynote speaker: Valerie Tiberius, University of Minnesota

The Mississippi Philosophical Association (MPA) is soliciting abstracts for presentations at its annual meeting, to be held February 9-10, (Friday-Saturday), on the Mississippi State University campus in Starkville, MS.   

We seek participants whose work explores philosophical issues related to well-being and happiness.

While the MPA is a regional organization, we seek broad participation in this conference. Philosophers from all institutions and locations are encouraged to submit abstracts.

Submissions should include a title page with the title of the presentation, author’s name, institutional affiliation, email address, and postal address. A 500 word abstract should be prepared for blind review and sent as a second file (.doc or pdf only). Email all submissions or questions to Alicia Hall (

GRADUATE STUDENT PRIZE: There will be cash prizes of $200 (first) and $100 (second) for the best graduate student presentations. If you are a graduate student and want to be eligible for the prize, please note your graduate student status on the title page of your submission.

Submissions must be received by DECEMBER 1ST.

Authors will be notified about submissions by DECEMBER 15th.

For more information about the MPA, see:  

For more information about the Department of Philosophy and Religion at MSU, see:

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